Opinion

LETTER: Loudenbeck demonstrates excellent leadership

As someone who has been involved in Walworth County politics for a number of years, I wanted to express my enthusiasm and support for the re-election of Amy Loudenbeck to the Wisconsin State Assembly.       Even when she only had Richmond Township in Walworth County in her district, she reached […]

 
 

LETTER: Proud to vote for Loudenbeck

I am supporting Amy Loudenbeck for re-election to the Wisconsin Assembly because she has been a strong advocate of women, children and families. As a grandmother, mom and retired public school teacher, I am proud to give Amy my vote.       Amy worked with the Attorney General to improve Wisconsin […]

 
 

LETTER: Schroeder a better choice for the 31st

The following quote appears on the Project Vote Smart website, “Amy Loudenbeck refused to tell citizens where she stands on any of the issues addressed in the 2012 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests…”       On AARP’s 2012 Voter Guide: “Amy chose not to respond to AARP’s Voter Guide.” Amy […]

 
 

Letter: National debt a disgrace to the Greatest Generation

My parents grew up during the Great Depression and were WWII veterans.      They were part of “The Greatest Generation.”      “The Greatest Generation” by the grace of God, dedicated their very being to ensure our nation, our communities, and our families were safe, secure, and financially responsible.  My parents […]

 
 

Letter: Obama did more than ‘nothing’

It’s important to understand that our weak economy is the direct result of Obama Administration policies.  It’s true that President Obama took office as a deep recession was coming to an end.  But historically a deep recession is followed by a strong recovery.  The Obama Administration understood this and they […]

 
 

LETTER: Romney’s trapeze act is enough to give you whiplash

Mitt Romney’s campaign reminds me of watching a trapeze act at the circus.       All his flying turns and twists in mid- air, swinging wildly from one trapeze bar to another with breathtaking speed; it really is quite entertaining.       First he swings to the left and supports a woman’s […]

 
 

LETTER: Obama spent the entire debate floundering

Governor Romney overwhelmingly won last week’s debate. He presented a clear choice: a real recovery or four more years of Obama’s failed policies.       With no successes to present, Obama spent the entire debate floundering.  He proposed nothing to help middle class Americans.       The governor’s experience as an executive […]

 
 

Young killers appear to lack moral compass

By Mike Nichols Columnist The first question Joe DeCecco asked police after finding out the killers who buried a hatchet in the skull of a 78-year-old woman were allegedly two 13-year-olds, including her great-grandson, was a simple and incredulous one:       “Did these kids grow up here?” asked the veteran […]

 
 

Legistlative update: Hunting rules change with the times

Legistlative update: Hunting rules change with the times

By Neal Kedzie Contributor       Wisconsin is known for its proud hunting heritage, and the sportsmen and women who participate in the many outdoor opportunities are dedicated to the sport they enjoy. Many have a long lineage of family hunting, passing the tradition on from one generation to the next, […]

 
 

LETTER: Obama is gutting welfare

Robert Rector is a senior research fellow who worked closely with Congress to draft the work requirements in the 1996 welfare reform law.       The 1996 law required that a portion of able-bodied adults getting welfare work or prepare for work. Obama issued a bureaucratic order allowing states to waive […]